MegaUpload founder Kim Dotcom was ranting from his Twitter page on Wednesday about his site's former hosting service wiping out users' files.
Dotcom's legal battle with the U.S. government forced him to turn over the data from MegaUpload's severs, but copies were housed on the hosting site LeaseWeb, according to his angry tweets. He said the web-hosting company deleted millions of files, "petabytes of pictures, backups, personal & business property," without warning, earlier this year.
Read more about it at ZDNet: Kim Dotcom: Petabytes of MegaUpload users' data has been destroyedUpdate, 5:02 p.m. PT: LeaseWeb has released a statement saying it contacted MegaUpload prior to deleting the data but received no response. Read the full statement here.